Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

In 2015, the San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women’s Collective (DLP/WC) started an exciting reorganization process with the objective of establishing a more sustainable and scalable model that enhances the impact of the program in the lives of immigrant workers.

A key part of this transition are the systems of the program, for which we are looking for a PHP, CSS, MySql Hacker to support our systems development. This volunteer works in hacking and tweaking installations of open source online systems. The ideal candidate has in-depth knowledge of php, css and mysql.

Candidates must be available 5 hours every week to work on projects remotely on a flexible schedule. A 3- to 6-month commitment is preferred. More details on the opportunity below.

The DLP/WC is a grassroots-organized program deeply rooted in the community with strong support of key stakeholders. For 25 years, the DLP/WC has been extremely successful at uniting, empowering, and organizing immigrant workers for dignified work and fair wages in San Francisco. Workers are organized in two collectives, one of men and one of women, for building collective power, developing skills, and operating a shared business.

Members of the collectives work united and organized to eradicate the injustices that affect them, while building their dignity, power and leadership. They learn, work,and participate in immigrant worker movements because they share a vision of having the same opportunities and rights than any other worker. The collectives are co-founders and leaders in the National Day Labor Organizing Network, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Progressive Workers Alliance, California Domestic Workers Coalition, Jobs with Justice, San Francisco Rising, among others.

Position Objective: This position supports the systems development of the program. It is directed to transforming the lives of low-wage immigrant workers at a personal level, in order to develop leaders who can promote the dignity of their work and transform the industries in which they work. This position has the following

Responsibilities:

  • Hacking and tweaking installations of open source online systems.

Expected Commitment:

  • 5 hours every week to work on projects remotely on a flexible schedule.

  • 3- to 6-month commitment preferred.

Desired Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of php, css and mysql

  • Creative, curious, demonstrated initiative

  • High level of professionalism and ability to meet deadlines on time

  • Commitment to social justice, specifically worker and immigrant rights

  • Compassionate and caring approach to supporting immigrant workers

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred

  • Extremely organized and highly motivated

Skills

  • Web Design
  • SQL / MySQL

Good Match For

Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • 5 hrs per week

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